H.R.3397: Building Blocks of STEM Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced July 25, 2017
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 14, 2018

Bill Sponsor

Bill Summary

Building Blocks of STEM Act This bill instructs the National Science Foundation, when awarding grants under the Discovery Research PreK-12 program, to consider age distribution in order to more equitably allocate funding for research studies with a focus on early childhood.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 21 statements associated with H.R.3397.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 14, 2018
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Feb. 13, 2018
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Feb. 13, 2018
Considered under suspension of the rules.
Feb. 13, 2018
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 13, 2018
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3397.
Feb. 13, 2018
Mr. Knight moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Feb. 13, 2018
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 420.
Feb. 13, 2018
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. H. Rept. 115-558.
Feb. 13, 2018

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H1097-1098)

Feb. 13, 2018
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1097-1100)
Nov. 15, 2017
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Nov. 15, 2017
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 25, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
July 25, 2017

Introduced in the House by Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.)

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